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around for names, and john, who is still living in vermont, he's in his mid 80's and looks like his father, a dead ringer, is my first name, and calvin was their second son who died at the age of 17 of an infection, that had penicillin been invented at that time, might have prevented. and so i was named after those two boys, john and calvin. >> how much do you know about calvin coolidge? >> well, i know a lot more than i might have known if i had been named for somebody else. i've read up a lot on him, and i've read some marvelous speeches. he gave a speech on july 4, 1926-- his birthday july 4, the only president ever to be born on july 4-- on the declaration of independence and its purpose and what went into it that is one of the finest statements about the principles and ideals of the founding fathers i've ever read. so i've read quite a bit about his life. i had the privilege of speaking in massachusetts once, and i referred to a speech he made in great detail called "have faith in massachusetts." he was always harking back to certain principles that founded america and sustaine
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